Period
to 7 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Wales
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 21 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 114 158 274
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 9.05% 8.98% 14.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.23% 9.86% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 107 135 248
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,235 £30,982
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +3.92%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,114 1,602 1,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.41% 91.02% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1,374 1,479
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,325 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,625 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Wales.

Salary trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Wales over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Wales region over the 6 months to 7 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 106 £42,000 -1.18% 14
North Wales - 5 - - 3
West Wales -7 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 90 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.09%) DevOps
3 39 (34.21%) Test Automation
4 32 (28.07%) Azure
5 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
6 28 (24.56%) HTML
7 26 (22.81%) CSS
7 26 (22.81%) Git (software)
8 25 (21.93%) SQL
9 24 (21.05%) C#
9 24 (21.05%) .NET
10 21 (18.42%) Kanban
11 20 (17.54%) AngularJS
11 20 (17.54%) Jenkins
11 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
12 19 (16.67%) Java
12 19 (16.67%) JIRA
13 18 (15.79%) MVC
13 18 (15.79%) Finance
13 18 (15.79%) Kubernetes
13 18 (15.79%) Docker
13 18 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (14.91%) Web Services
14 17 (14.91%) QA
15 16 (14.04%) Cucumber
15 16 (14.04%) Fintech
16 15 (13.16%) SDLC
16 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
16 15 (13.16%) Project Management
17 14 (12.28%) PHP

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.28%) Confluence
2 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Marvel
1 3 (2.63%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.88%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.07%) Azure
2 9 (7.89%) AWS
3 8 (7.02%) OpenShift
4 6 (5.26%) PaaS
4 6 (5.26%) Serverless
5 5 (4.39%) Azure Functions
6 4 (3.51%) SaaS
7 3 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) AWS IoT
8 2 (1.75%) GCP
8 2 (1.75%) GitHub
8 2 (1.75%) IaaS
8 2 (1.75%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.88%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 1 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.88%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.88%) Slack
9 1 (0.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Broadband
1 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) MySQL
3 5 (4.39%) Cosmos DB
3 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.75%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) DB2
6 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.75%) Power BI
6 2 (1.75%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.75%) WhereScape RED
7 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.88%) HPCC
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.54%) Jenkins
3 19 (16.67%) JIRA
4 16 (14.04%) Cucumber
5 13 (11.40%) Selenium
6 9 (7.89%) Maven
6 9 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (7.89%) WebDriver
7 8 (7.02%) Jasmine
7 8 (7.02%) Subversion
8 5 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.39%) Mocha
8 5 (4.39%) Protractor
8 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (2.63%) Axure RP
9 3 (2.63%) Postman
9 3 (2.63%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Retail Finance
4 5 (4.39%) Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Games
4 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.63%) Advertising
5 3 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 47 (41.23%) Developer
2 12 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 10 (8.77%) Analyst
4 8 (7.02%) Consultant
4 8 (7.02%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.02%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.14%) Junior
5 7 (6.14%) Junior Consultant
5 7 (6.14%) Junior Technical Consultant
5 7 (6.14%) Software Developer
5 7 (6.14%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (6.14%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.26%) Scrum Master
7 5 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.39%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.39%) QA Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.56%) HTML
2 26 (22.81%) CSS
3 24 (21.05%) .NET
4 20 (17.54%) AngularJS
5 17 (14.91%) Web Services
6 10 (8.77%) jQuery
6 10 (8.77%) WCF
7 8 (7.02%) SOAP
8 7 (6.14%) Laravel
8 7 (6.14%) REST
9 6 (5.26%) .NET Core
9 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (5.26%) React
9 6 (5.26%) Spring
10 5 (4.39%) Entity Framework
10 5 (4.39%) Java SE
10 5 (4.39%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.51%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) User Experience
2 10 (8.77%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.63%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.63%) Wiki
5 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) Linux
2 9 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.14%) Android
4 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.51%) Unix
6 2 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.09%) DevOps
3 39 (34.21%) Test Automation
4 21 (18.42%) Kanban
5 18 (15.79%) MVC
5 18 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (14.04%) Fintech
7 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 15 (13.16%) Project Management
7 15 (13.16%) SDLC
8 14 (12.28%) BDD
9 13 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (11.40%) TDD
10 12 (10.53%) User Stories
11 11 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (9.65%) Test Scripting
12 10 (8.77%) OO
13 9 (7.89%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.89%) SOLID
13 9 (7.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
2 25 (21.93%) SQL
3 24 (21.05%) C#
4 19 (16.67%) Java
5 14 (12.28%) PHP
6 9 (7.89%) TypeScript
7 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.39%) C++
8 5 (4.39%) Python
9 4 (3.51%) Scala
10 3 (2.63%) C
11 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.75%) Java 8
11 2 (1.75%) R
11 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.88%) HND
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) RHCE
4 1 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.91%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (15.79%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.39%) Terraform
4 4 (3.51%) Ansible
5 1 (0.88%) Grafana
5 1 (0.88%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (7.89%) RedGate
2 7 (6.14%) SAP
3 6 (5.26%) IBM
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.39%) Guidewire
4 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.51%) Tableau
5 4 (3.51%) Zend
6 3 (2.63%) Adobe
6 3 (2.63%) Crazy Egg
6 3 (2.63%) Google
6 3 (2.63%) Hotjar
6 3 (2.63%) HP
7 2 (1.75%) Birst
7 2 (1.75%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle
7 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.88%) Cadence
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) Spotify